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Guest House Ga-Jyun

165 Ebisu-cho Higashiyama-Ku, Kyoto 605-0033, Kyoto Prefecture
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Ranked #21 of 175 Specialty lodging in Kyoto
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5 of 5 stars reviewed 2 days ago
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

I was expecting a budget hostel experience at this guesthouse, but it was better than an expensive hotel. The owners are very friendly and helpful and the facilities are clean. Breakfast is included, and on Friday night they had a dinner party as well. It was like staying in a house with family/friends. And it's conveniently located near Gion and... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 24, 2015

Very good location, both close to a subway station and easy to find, and close to Gion district and many tourist attractions. Excellent English speaking staff, very helpfull and friendly. They helped me with taking my baggage, which was not a big thing but I appreciated it a lot. In overall the service was exceedingly good. The rooms and facilities... More 

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Szczecin, Poland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 5, 2015

I've visited 8 hostels/hotels during my trip through Japan and this one was the best. Stuff was amazing -nice and helpful. Breakfast was delicious - sandwiches, cakes, sweets, fruits, great coffee and tea. You can rent bike - it costs 500Y per day (there are four bikes to rent). I hope I'll back to Kyoto and to this lovely guest... More 

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Jakarta, Indonesia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 13, 2015

Near to bus stops and subway, so it's very convenient. Their breakfast spread is quite good, I especially like the pastries, egg, and their miso, a good way to start your day. If you're planning to explore the temples in higashiyama or gion, staying here is very convenient because it's very near to them. Their owner was very welcoming and... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 3, 2015

My friend and I stayed here on our first visit to Kyoto. The friendly staff welcomed us warmly and even invited us to join their dinner party for that evening - it sounds like that is a regular Friday night activity at the guest house! Our room was very comfortable and so were the common areas. Hot showers and free... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 15, 2014

This is what we visit Japan for. The staff was extremely nice, going out of his way to help with anything. The owner drove us in the evening to his onsen, then the next day he threw a party with free beer and Japanese food. We stayed in the apartment next to the hostel which was a full flat equipped... More 

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St. Petersburg, Russia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 22, 2014

We had a whole room (with 4 bunk beds). Advantages: Absolutely clean, really new spacious apartment. Kitchen with high-speed(!) cooker and utensils. Air-conditioning. Wonderful bathroom with shampoo/bathgel, 'clever' toilet. Automatically switching-on/off light. Balcony. Very nice breakfast: coffee, yohgurts, different fruits, variety of sweet bread. Amazing, very helpful english-speaking staff. Location near the major best temples: 3-5 min walk to the... More 

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Barcelona, Spain
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 17, 2014

Beautiful and renovated guesthouse,the owner and the two guys who are running this place are lovely,very helpful and great people.There is a big living room with tv,wifi,kitchen,zen garden,and its at less than 5min from Higashiyama Metro Station... awesome BREAKFAST included in the price,I stayed there almost one week,thanks for everything.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 11, 2014

We did not stay at the little guesthouse but had a very pleasant experience none the less. We left our accommodation looking for an early breakfast - have become fond of the buttered toast and egg here in Japan - but all the local cafes were still closed at 7:30am. Walked past the Gajyun and the spoke to the guy... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2014

Within walking distance of Gion, Nishiki Market, Kyoto zoo, and many temples / shrines. The apartment has everything you need ... Full functional kitchen, shower and separate bath, two sets of bunk beds, daily breakfast. Breakfast consisted of fruit, bread, jams, coffee, tea. On some days there was also steamed rice and miso soup...delicious! On Sundays, the owner prepares a... More 

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